Shown here are passengers waiting at the San Francisco airport on Nov. 28, 2013. While Thanksgiving travel was rough this year, the FAA was earlier this year given the flexibility to end air traffic controller furloughs.AP
WASHINGTON – Remember the dire warnings about deep cuts to departments, agencies and programs if Congress triggered the sequester?
They included hours-long wait times at the airport, compromised border security and the inability to pay military personnel.
In other scenarios, the chaos extended to the hungry and homeless.